Launched in 2019, the Cultural Relations Collection features short and accessible essays that explore British Council contexts and case studies to reflect on the theory and practice of cultural relations more broadly.
The overarching essay theme for this call is climate change, and the role that cultural relations – with its emphasis on developing the conditions for global co-operation – can or could play in addressing and responding to this. The focus should also be on work in Official Development Assistance (ODA) contexts. Continue reading “Apply! British Council’s Cultural Relations and Climate Change – essay competition”
This scheme is for experienced academic researchers who would benefit from a period of full-time research without teaching and administrative duties. It is funded by the Leverhulme Trust.
The British Council is inviting applications for creative commissions that bring together art, science and digital technology and offer innovative responses to climate change. The commissions will be part of the cultural programme in the build up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which the UK is hosting in Glasgow in November 2021. Continue reading “Climate change and COP26 – Open call for creative commissions”
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is pleased to announce a new Research Ideas Competition to promote health, sustainability and equity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Continue reading “Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Research Ideas Competition”
Applications are open for the new ACU Early Career Researcher (ECR) Training Grants. 10 grants are available to fund staff at ACU member universities to organise and deliver training for their early career researchers, including Doctoral candidates. The training will equip researchers with essential skills to enable them to succeed in their careers, whether they remain in academia or utilise their skills in other professional fields. Continue reading “Apply for an Early Career Researcher Training Grant”
Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak in countries identified on the OECD DAC list of ODA recipients1. Continue reading “UKRI GCRF/Newton Fund Agile Response call to address COVID-19”
This call will support multidisciplinary research collaborations that spread citizen science methods into new fields of research and involve citizens to address societally-relevant challenges. Continue reading “Citizen science collaboration grant”
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), via the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is inviting outline proposals for research grants of up to £2 million (at 100% fEC) for a period of up to 36 months. Continue reading “Grant Opportunity: ISCF Healthy Ageing Challenge Social, Behavioural & Design Research Programme Outline Stage”
Research proposals addressing COVID-19 in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) – supported by NIHR and UKRI Continue reading “Global Effort on COVID-19 (GECO) Health Research”
The Transforming Foundation Industries ISCF Challenge will be investing up to £4.7m in a Research and Innovation Hub which will be delivered by EPSRC on behalf of UKRI. The aim of this Challenge is to enable the foundation industries (made of six separate sectors: Continue reading “Grant Opportunity: ISCF Transforming Foundation Industries Hub pre-announcement”
The 2020 call for E-Cubed proposals aims to generate and disseminate relevant and usable research to support evidence for education during crises and large-scale disruptions. We call on applicants to share proposals that address the gaps in evidence for education that have been further highlighted as a result of this global emergency. We ask you to consider preventative solutions as well as immediate responses to addressing education needs during large-scale disruptions. Continue reading “Call for Proposals: The Evidence for Education in Emergencies”
IDRC has awarded CA$34.2 million to 12 projects that aim to strengthen national education systems in more than 40 low and middle-income countries.
Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, Technology and Innovation
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Irish Research Council (IRC) are launching a networking grants opportunity aimed at fostering the development of long-term relationships between social science researchers in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Continue reading “ESRC-IRC UK-Ireland Social Sciences Networking Grants”
The IRC-SPRINT is a scheme funded by the Council in partnership with the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the largest public research funding organisation in Brazil. The partnership will support and encourage collaboration in frontier basic research conducted by researchers in Ireland and researchers in the State of São Paulo across all disciplines. Continue reading “IRC-SPRINT (FAPESP) Networking Grant in the State of São Paulo”
The Fulbright Arctic Initiative creates a network to stimulate international scientific collaboration on Arctic issues while increasing mutual understanding among the people of the Arctic Council member states. Using a collaborative model to translate theory into practice, program participants will spend 18 months engaged in addressing public policy research questions relevant to Arctic nations’ shared challenges. Approximately 16 outstanding scholars (at least 4 from the U.S. and 1 from Canada and each of the other Arctic Council member states) will be selected to participate in the program as Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholars through an open, merit based competition.
This programme aims to demonstrate and further enhance the UK’s commitment to international research partnerships and collaboration as well as strengthen the UK’s research capacity and capability in the humanities and the social sciences. Continue reading “British Academy Funding Call: Global Professorships 2020”
Global Issues: Mobility – Global Medicine and Health Research area of research: life and social sciences type of funding: international research projects up to 1.5 million Euro max. 3-5 Jahre research teams working on Global Medicine and Health Research prerequisite: involvement of researchers based in Denmark, Germany, Spain, Portugal or United Kingdom as well as in low and middle income countries outside of Europe additional benefits: funding for communication of science and research
Listed here are 26 Volkswagen Foundation Funding and Grant Opportunities Continue reading “26 Volkswagen Foundation Funding and Grant Opportunities”
SAGE’s Concept Grant program has been developed to fund innovative software solutions that support social science researchers to work with big data and new technologies. Continue reading “SAGE Concept Grants: Applications open for 2020”
The British Council is looking for a consultant to review, recommend and design an overarching evaluation framework for Women of the World Festivals supported by British Council globally. Continue reading “British Council – Call for proposals: Women of the World evaluation assessment”